Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 30 Sept., 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

PUNCH

SDP national chairman, Adeniran, quits politics

Nigeria @60: FG shuts down federal secretariat from Wednesday

FG to decongest juvenile inmates in prisons Malami

Court hears suit against Lagos okada ban Dec 15

Diaspora group condemns Kano-Niger rail project

Absence of Maina, surety, Ndume stalls ex-pension boss trial

Infectious diseases affecting fertility, assisted reproductive technologies

Minister seeks constitutional backing for 35 % affirmative action

PDP NWC ratifies sacking of Osun state chairman

Uduaghan came alone, left alone, says Delta APC

APC seeks support for El-Rufai panel on Ekiti crisis

Shun godfatherism, dont control Obaseki, Ewuare tells PDP

Jegede accuses thugs of disrupting campaign

Running Senate and House of Reps is a waste of time, resources Lawmaker, Salam

Numerous MDAs, not bicameral legislature, responsible for high cost of governance Senate spokesman

Anxiety, depression affecting emotional health, says expert

Cancer patients most hit by COVID-19, govs wife laments

Buhari wants Itakpe-Warri rail line linked to ports

Include Kano airport certification in 2021 budget, Reps tell FAAN

NERC issues order suspending tariff hike for 14 days

Investors gain N54bn as stock market rises further

Nigeria at 60: Independent nation with no independent cancer care

Akeredolu offers free medical services to 70,000 residents

2.8 million mosquito nets to be distributed in Adamawa

Many people ignorant of blood donation benefits

NLNG raises cooking gas supply to 450,000 metric tonnes

Pension: 4,668 job losers withdraw N2.56bn in three months

Gencos generated 33,448,633MWh in 2019, says NBS

Were focusing on domestic gas growth NNPC

COVID-19: Buhari seeks IMF support for developing countries

Senators reject Buharis nominee as PenCom DG

FG to scale up mini-grids

N700bn recovered through whistleblowers in four years, says FG

Nigerians not benefiting from US duty-free export NEPC

CAN tables 10-point demand, says lopsided appointments generating tension

Lagos, Ogun demand tax from Laycon after BBNaija win

P&ID: UK court releases $200m guarantee for $10bn judgement

80 passengers tested positive seven days after arrival PTF

Release UNIUYO, UNIJOS, others take-off grants, Reps tell FG

Flood has submerged 150 Niger communities, says Bello

Economy stunted, hardship increasing due to insecurity Niger gov

Buhari presents 2021 budget to NAssembly next week

FG must honour ceasefire agreement with labour, says Gbajabiamila

Buhari asks Senate to confirm eight new Supreme Court Justices

Wike tackles Diri, insists Soku oil well belongs to Rivers

THISDAY

Oni: Nigeria Requires Investment-friendly Policies to Boost Growth

Govts Urged to Assist Smallholder Farmers

NNPCs Creativity, Transparency in Project Conception, Delivery

Banks Urged to Partner Fintech for Competitiveness

All States Must Benefit from FGs Palliatives, Minister Assures

NG Clearing to Become CCP for Derivative Products

INEC: Edo Election Puts Us under Pressure in Ondo

Buhari Transmits PIB to Senate, Seeks Approval to Refund N148.1bn to 5 States for Executed Road Projects

Buhari Seeks Senate’s Approval for Elevation of Eight Appeal Court Justices to Supreme Court

Buhari Commissions 326km Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail Line

Nigeria’s 2020 Budget Suffered over $14bn Loss, Says Lawan

Court Dismisses El-Zakzaky’s No-case Submission, Fixes Nov 18 for Continuation of Trial

Flood: 150 Communities under Water in Niger, Says Gov

CUPP Rejects FG-Labour Truce, Insists on Reversal of Fuel Price Hike

P&ID Loses Again, as UK Court Orders Release of $200m Guarantee to Nigeria

SUN

Police to maintain air surveillance during, after poll

PDP seeks alliance with ZLP to dislodge APC

No godfathers for Obaseki, Oba of Benin tells PDP

Ondo Guber: No APC member follow Ajayi to ZLP- Akeredolu

PDP primary: C’River youths seek justice for slain colleague

Pinnick: NFF to partner Rivers govt on Real Madrid Academy

P&ID: London court orders release of $200m to FG

Nigeria Customs to rank among world’s best with modernisation

Nigeria @60: PAN urges immediate evacuation of stranded traders in Ghana

Nigeria@60: Experts canvass for more government focus on ICT sector

Danbatta inaugurates evaluation committee for 2020 research proposals

Afreximbank approves $100m overdraft for COVID-19 medical procurement

Troops kill 2 bandits, arrest 3, recover arms in Kaduna

Provide executive protection for Gov. Zulum, expert tasks FG

Road accidents claim 217 lives in Ogun in 8 months

Rivers community deserted as Army invades, razes houses

Again, court orders continuation of El-Zakzaky, wifes trial

APC leaders not giving Pres Buhari structural support’Okorocha

Akeredolu can’t stop me from visiting Ondo ‘Wike

GUARDIAN

Trump, Biden meet in bitter first debate

Ayade, Obaseki allege FG’s neglect of South-South

Ritualists murder girl on her way to church, remove vital organs

Group decries torture of detainees by police, seeks alternative approach

Man kills wife over suspicion of infidelity, commits suicide

Woman bags 98 years in jail for stealing N49m, $368,000 from bank

Austria ready to host Eagles’ friendlies despite COVID-19

Mabo worried by NFF’s insistence on foreign coaches for Super Falcons

NBS to conduct new World Bank sponsored business census

DPR reveals strategies for deregulated oil, gas downstream sector

Firm to equip women entrepreneurs for global competitiveness

$10million threading, valve assembly project to aid import substitution

Bank identifies public, private cooperation as core to agricultural transformation

Lagos leverages economic summit to hedge COVID-19 effect on investments

Depressed production activities raise concerns on economic recovery

DigiConverge will revolutionize way content is consumed in Nigeria

Edo election as flash of hope

FG moves to stop hoodlums from looting aircraft crash sites

Malami hails court order releasing $200m P&ID legal fee to Nigeria

800 houses to go as Lagos proposes $2.2b for 4th Mainland Bridge

Renewable energy to contribute 30% of electricity supply in Nigeria by 2030 says Minister

Troops eliminate 2 bandits, arrest 3, recover arms in Kaduna ‘ DHQ

VANGUARD

CAN urges government to overhaul country’s security system

NSCDC officer, 2 others burnt as 2 motorcycles collide in Badagry

New research says liquid water might exist on Mars

Supply of 2000 buses to cooperatives ‘ll reduce impact of poverty ‘ Akume

Senator Utazi seeks justice for lady allegedly raped, killed by SARS operatives

Independence Parade: FG orders blockage of all routes leading to Eagle Square

Minister did not divert N2.67bn school feeding fund ‘ ICPC

Delta LG Polls: Burutu will function without FG allocation under me ‘ Forteta

Edo Poll: SONPED hails Benin monarch, Abdulsalami, others

Insurance leaders should be flexible ‘ Experts

Solid minerals export earnings dip by 80% to $3.16bn in 6 months

Facebook gets exemptions from Apple app store payments restrictions

Burna Boy shades Sowore over Fela, says politicians are all the same

$2.2bn 4th Mainland Bridge: Lagos begins EIA of project, engages stakeholders

Ekiti State gets new University

Ekiti Assembly passes bill to upgrade college of education to University

Kano govt stocks medical stores with N500 million worth of drugs

COVID-19: Why we insist on post-departure tests ‘ NCDC

COVID-19: UNICEF takes delivery of 115,800 from IHS to support Nigeria

BREAKING: Two dead as unknown assailants attack Fulani herdsmen’s camp in Ebonyi

Four persons drown while fleeing from flood in Delta

12,000 NDDC projects abandoned, says Akpabio

Ondo decides: Alleged Political thugs injure 10 persons, destroy 20 vehicles

2020 US election: Biden releases tax returns hours before Trump debate

Water Resources bill needless, destined to fail ‘ PANDEF

Falana led-Coalition lists 12 demands, writes Buhari to implement them or ‘.

LEADERSHIP

Magu’s Closing Remarks To Salami Panel Twisted ‘ Shittu

Court Dismisses Mailafia’s Application To Stop Police Invitation

FG Weeds Out 25,000 Ghost Workers Exposed By Whistleblowers

30 Years After, PMB Flags-off Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail Line

Democracy Is Taking Firm Root, Says Ex-President Jonathan In ‘Big Book

Conditional Cash Transfer Will Complement Delta’s Fight Against Poverty ‘ Okowa

P&ID: Malami Expresses Appreciation As Court Orders Release Of $200m Back To Nigeria

Strike: Those Accusing Labour Of Sell-out Should Come Out And Protest ‘ Ezenwa

We Attend To Average Of 40,000 Patients Monthly, Nat. Eye Centre Tells NASS

N2.67bn School Feeding Money Not Diverted By Minister, ICPC Clarifies

Renewable Energy To Contribute 30% Of Electricity Supply In Nigeria By 2030, Says Minister

TRIBUNE

House to take action against MDAs failing to implement budget ‘ Gbajabiamila

Reps seek upgrade of Aminu Kano Int’l Airport to world-class standard

Oba of Benin warns Wike, others: We don’t want godfathers for our gov

Buhari wants IMF to support developing countries with reserved assets

Ondo 2020: Rumble in ZLP, PDP as Mimiko meets Obasanjo over possible alliance

FG recovered N700bn through Whistleblower policy

PDP NWC ratifies removal of Osun State Chairman

Wike wants new revenue formula in favour of states

Gains made by nationalists have been liquidated ‘Amaechi, Nigeria’s First Republic minister

Collapse of national ideals, not faulty amalgamation, is Nigeria’s problem ‘Sani, ex-ACF Secretary General

What must be done to save Nigeria from the precipice ‘Ayo Adebanjo

FG launches digital Nigeria portal, mobile app

COVID-19: Kwara sets aside N135m for private schools

Lagos by-election won’t be an easy ride for APC ‘ NRM

30 Nigerian youths undergo training on agriculture development by OCP Africa in partnership with ATBU

Mining: Nigeria must not repeat mistake made in oil, gas sector ‘ FG

Lagos Assembly calls Sanwo-Olu to harmonise MSMEs for sustainability

NATION

National Assembly installs COVID-19 sanitising devices

UNICEF donates 115,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC

Pandemic posing serious challenge to ITFs plans, says DG

CBN introduces healthcare intervention scheme

Experts want more investments for economic recovery

AbdulRazaq stops further payment on College road

EFCC docks Education Secretary for fraud in school feeding programme

Police arrest man over alleged circulation of rape video on social media

Court dismisses suit seeking to sack Uzodinma

DAILY TIMES

Renewable energy to contribute 30% of electricity supply by 2030

Reps withdraw controversial Water Resources Control Bill

Wike insists Soku oil well belongs to Rivers

COVID-19 disrupted 2020 budget implementation, 2021 budget to be presented next week Senate

El-Rufai, Wase, Okorocha, Marwa, others lead Ekiti APC reconciliation process

Mimiko wants to govern Ondo through Agboola APC

COVID-19 made me lose weight Boris Johnson

Stakeholders express worry over 302,467 TB missing cases in Nigeria

Nigeria does not have capacity to produce vaccine Ihekweazu

If COVID-19 doesnt kill us, climate change will, world leaders warn

W Bank approves $20m post COVID-19 stimulus fund for Ekiti

How we recovered N700bn from whistle blower policy Ahmed

Air Force appeal to Jos electricity coy to waive N23 million outstanding bill

Nigerias foreign reserves up by $200 million

After 30 yrs, Buhari inaugurates Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line

Lawan raises the alarm on looming recession as revenue gap hits $14bn

Police reveals names of officers killed in Borno Govts Convoy

ASUU threatens to sanction Rivers lecturers over school reopening

Coping with COVID-19 should not affect progress against rabies in Africa

Buhari congratulates Muhammad-Bande on successful tenure

Misuse of social media can trigger crisis Army boss

Buhari vows to check greed of a callous few

ICPC seizes N16 billion from Ministry of Agriculture

Looting forces, not market, fixed tariffs, Nigerians cry out

BUSINESSDAY

Government urged to create 10-year plan to build infrastructure, develop gas for local use

The Republic of Benin: A goldmine that doesn’t know it yet

Cash is biggest hurdle facing FGN-Labour deal on refineries

Care for heart diseases complicated by COVID-19

Gender disparity and effect on financial inclusion

Fish production receives boost as APPEALS supports farmers with technology

Banks lose juicy yields as income from government debt slumps

Terribly divided at 60: Will there be a United Nation!

IEI-Anchor Pension Asset hits N109 billion in 2019

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Godfatherism, Grave Danger To Nigeria’s Democracy ‘ Junaid Mohammed

Ondo 2020: Mimiko Meets Obasanjo, May Dump Ajayi For Jegede

Border Closure Threatens Nigeria’s IMO Council Seat Bid

Anxiety As Oduduwa Republic Rally Hold Tomorrow

Ondo 2020: Akoko Monarchs Pledge Support For Akeredolu

Edo Guber Election: No Winners, No Vanquished’ (1)

Nigeria’s Unity And National Dialogue Imperative

How Urban Planning Can Tackle Security Challenges

PEOPLESDAILY

N2.67bn school feeding money paid into private accounts ‘ ICPC

Corruption: Buhari calls for return of traditional, ethical values

Mali: ECOWAS to deliberate again, Jonathan tells Buhari

COVID-19 Fund: Account to Ondo people, not NGO, PDP replies Akeredolu

PDP condemns Akeredolu’s ‘Enemy For Life’ comment on Mimiko, Kumuyi

Why NLC, TUC suspended nationwide industrial action for 2 weeks

Sex-toy shop assault: Court fines Sen Abbo N50m

43 year old primary school, 1,200 others receive face-lift in Benue

NEW TELEGRAPH

US election 2020: Trump, Biden duel in feisty primetime debate

UST IN: FG orders DisCos to suspend electricity tariff hike

Banker jailed 98 years for stealing N49m, $368,000

CAN to FG: Cut governance cost, revisit Confab report

Reps withdraw controversial Water Resources Bill

Salami: I’ve no regrets probing Magu

P&ID $9.6bn scandal: Relief as UK Court orders refund of Nigeria’s $200m

BLUEPRINT

Breaking: FG orders suspension of increased electricity tariff

P&ID: Nigeria’s foreign reserves receive $200m boost amidst $14bn revenue gap

Delta communities agog as FIFA mini-stadium construction commences

Kickboxing boss congratulates Adesanya on retaining UFC title

Oshimeh doubtful for Super Eagles Oct. friendlies as Serie A faces suspension after surge in Covid-19 cases

Akpabio mulls harmonized developmental plan for Niger Delta region

 

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